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    AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 series

    Any news on the AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 series CPU market? I saw the release date for retail was Aug 3, 2021, but I'm unable to find anyone in North America that's selling them. Should I try to find a European retailer, or wait for the suppled to come westward?
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    Define 7

    So, where are all the Fractal Design Define 7 builds? There are dozens of reviews out there (both professional and consumer), but I have yet to see any mods/builds/custom ideas. Anyone care to post pictures of your Define 7 / XL cases?
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    In the news today, researchers found 33 security vulnerabilities in many different IoT devices, including the beloved Raspberry Pi. Does anyone have details on what exactly are the affected devices/risks...
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    Raspberry Pi 4

    The new Pi 4 is out... Dual HDMI, USB 3.0, and true gigabit ethernet. Anyone ordering?
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    A Picture I Took 2018 - 2019

    Happy New Year, everyone! Just went on a short birding trip over the weekend. Here's a pretty Eastern Towhee bird that decided to show himself. Now that I'm looking at the final picture, he kinda reminds me of Angry Birds, the game. :)
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    Least-cost Upgrade

    I'd like advise on what to get for a swap-out upgrade. We're talking motherboard, CPU, RAM combo. It's been a long time since I knew all the different chipsets out there. Oh, and I'm completely terrified of Intel's Management Engine on-chip. I'd like to kill that thing. Just for a point of...
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    A Picture I Took 2017

    A new year... a new thread. I vote that we keep the NSFW pics in the separate thread. SFW pics here. I'll start with a couple of favorites from a recent trip in Florida. Tokina 100mm macro lens. I think this is called Beauty Berry: Bok Tower:
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    Dreamfall Chapters

    Anyone playing/played this game recently? I got to the end of book 3, and I found it addictive. Books 4 & 5 haven't been released yet. PS I'm always cynical about paying for games that haven't been "fully" released yet.... Giving the studio an advance payment with no guarantee they'll...
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    Galaxy S5 mini vs S6 mini

    As best I can tell, there's no way to get North American LTE radios in S5 Mini; only the international version is for sale. Does anyone know if the S5 Mini will ever come out in the USA? SM-G800M? Also, would it be worth waiting for the S6 Mini to come out? I need to get a new phone soon...
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    Drop-in Replacement for i7 920

    I have an EVGA X58 mATX board (121-BL-E756-TR) with all the power i need except CPU. The i7 920 CPU that's in it lacks the AES instruction set, and I could really use the extra instruction set for all the encryption/decryption I do plus batch photo processing. When exporting/transforming...
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    buying Shuttle PC -- sanity check

    Buying a SFF PC for living room. :D Opinions on the specs? Purpose? Gaming; Priorities? Balance performance; should be very quiet, cool :cool: when not gaming; Applications? Rocksmith, Torchlight, Call of Duty, Assassins Creed, and so on; Have so far? * Western Digital 500 GB...
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    Alternatives to Lightroom 4

    I am looking for a linux-based photo workflow between RAW file and web/print-service optimized final images. Currently, I'm using a combination of Rawtherapee, GIMP, and Lightroom 3 in a Virtualbox WinXP machine. It mostly works, but it's not efficient. I'd like 1 or 2 linux-native...
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    450 GT only works in 1st slot?

    I'm trying to get a Sparkle Geforce 450 GT working in my computer. It seems to only work when it's in the top PCIE slot, but I have 2 PCIE 16x slots. I wanted to move it to the 2nd slot for cooling purposes. However when I do, I get repeated screen blanks and Windows saying that the video...
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    Xorg locks up -- Fedora 14

    A strange problem has crept up. It's only a little predictable. Whenever I login to GNOME (runlevel 5), there's a chance that my computer will hard lock. Sometimes it's immediately after logging in (desktop is shown); sometimes it's after I start a couple applications. After a few seconds of...
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    Macro Lens for Nikon DSLR

    Not sure if this thread would be better here or in for sale forum.... I'm looking to get into insect and small critter photography, and I need a fairly fast macro lens. I would prefer prime. My camera is Nikon D90 (DX format). Any recommendations? (I would try to buy a used lens to save...
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    What you do with 12GB+ desktop memory? (Revised)

    Round 2: Post your 12, 16, 24, 32, or 48 GB desktop machines (no servers). What do you do with that much memory? (This is the last poll, I promise.) Previous poll is closed but can be found here.
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    Quick Question - Fully Modular PSU

    Ah, the annual fully modular PSU post. :p I have an i7 with GTS 450 and 2 HDD. My UPS says full load <= 300W (idle is 170W). Probably not going to upgrade for a long time (at most, add 2 more HDD down the road). Would I be OK with 560W Seasonic, or should I go for 750W Seasonic? I've...
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    If AT&T buys T-Mobile...

    Just curious what y'all are going to do if the deal goes through.
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    What you do with 12GB+ desktop?

    Post your 12, 16, 24, or 32 GB desktop machines (no servers). What do you do with that much memory?